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turn

(Change), noun bend, change of direction, curve, detour, deviation, diversion, particular interpretation, twist, vicissitude
Associated concepts: turnover order

turn

(Rotation), noun circuit, cycle, gyration, revolution, shift, span stretch, stint

turn

(Change), verb alter, avert, bend, change, change opinion, coil, contort, convert, curdle, curl, deviate, ferment, form, induce, influence, metamorphose, mold, persuade, prevail upon, recast, reconstruct, shift, sinuate, slue, sway, swerve, transform, transmute, transpose, veer, wind, win over

turn

(Deflect), verb alter belief, argue, avert, change course, convince, gainsay, maneuver, outmaneuver, transform, vary
Associated concepts: turn state's evidence

turn

(Rotate), verb change, gyrate, jibe, move, move clockwise, move counterclockwise, pivot, pull, push, spin, swivel, whirl
See also: accident, alter, avert, contort, contour, convert, crossroad, deviate, digress, flair, gift, impair, influence, occurrence, opportunity, oscillate, posture, predisposition, prejudice, proclivity, quirk, shape, situation, slant, spoil, tendency, transform, transition
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We will not have to think of anything, save when, in any theatre or place of entertainment, a trained-animal turn is presented before us.
"You've said nothing about receiving the pay for your turns, and that's one of the points of the feature.
Blanche were still exchanging looks; while of the Prince and the German savant I lost sight at the end of the Avenue, where they had turned back and left us.
No one, no one in the next room, no one to turn the tap, no one to turn the scorpion!
Then she turned her wide eyes to the bare wall, the bare floor, the bare windows.
He lifted the latch, and turned into the bright bar or kitchen on the right hand, where the less lofty customers of the house were in the habit of assembling, the parlour on the left being reserved for the more select society in which Squire Cass frequently enjoyed the double pleasure of conviviality and condescension.
"I shall never hurt your heart," she said; and suddenly turned her back on Magdalen as she spoke the words.
Her face, turned up to the ceiling, had the eyes closed, as if she was wrapped in a deep sleep.
Trent shrugged his shoulders and turned to the coachman.
The others gathered about, craning their necks over the shoulders of those before them, but as few of them could read at all, and then only after the most laborious fashion, one finally turned to the little old man of the top hat and frock coat.
"Let us, I beseech thee, turn aside from this comfortless road leading, thou knowest whither, but not I.
Montgomery's movement to follow me released my attention, and I turned and looked about me at the flush deck of the little schooner.